China Unemployment Rate:

4.42% for 2018
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The China Unemployment Rate measures the total number of employees in China that are a part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates can be a good gauge for how the economy is performing in a particular region. Historically, the China Unemployment Rate reached as low as 1.8% in 1985.

China Unemployment Rate is at 4.42%, compared to 4.40% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 3.72%.

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Dec. 31, 2018 4.42%
Dec. 31, 2017 4.40%
Dec. 31, 2016 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2015 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2014 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2013 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2012 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2011 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2010 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2009 4.70%
Dec. 31, 2008 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2007 4.30%
Dec. 31, 2006 4.40%
Dec. 31, 2005 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2004 4.50%
Dec. 31, 2003 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2002 4.20%
Dec. 31, 2001 3.80%
Dec. 31, 2000 3.30%
Dec. 31, 1999 3.30%
   
Dec. 31, 1998 3.20%
Dec. 31, 1997 3.20%
Dec. 31, 1996 3.10%
Dec. 31, 1995 3.00%
Dec. 31, 1994 2.90%
Dec. 31, 1993 4.33%
Dec. 31, 1992 4.39%
Dec. 31, 1991 4.90%
Dec. 31, 1990 2.50%
Dec. 31, 1989 2.60%
Dec. 31, 1988 2.00%
Dec. 31, 1987 2.00%
Dec. 31, 1986 2.00%
Dec. 31, 1985 1.80%
Dec. 31, 1984 1.90%
Dec. 31, 1983 2.30%
Dec. 31, 1982 3.20%
Dec. 31, 1981 3.80%
Dec. 31, 1980 4.90%

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Stats

Last Value 4.42%
Latest Period 2018
Last Updated May 30 2019, 13:53 EDT
Long Term Average 3.72%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.40%
Change from 1 Year Ago 0.39%
Frequency Yearly
Unit Percent of Labor Force
Adjustment Not Seasonally Adjusted
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